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11th edition

PhMuseum 2023 Photography Grant

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New Generation Prize

New Generation Prize Recipient
Si El Sol Llegara A Oscurecer (y No Brille Más) by Joseph Ladrón De Guevara

€2,000 plus a projection at Verzasca Photo 2023, Jakarta International Photo Festival 2023, and PhMuseum Days 2023, and promotion on the PhMuseum channels.


New Generation Prize Honourable Mentions

Projection at Verzasca Photo 2023, Jakarta International Photo Festival 2023, and PhMuseum Days 2023, and promotion on the PhMuseum channels.


Solo Exhibition at PhEST

Prize Recipient
Eviction by Ingmar Björn Nolting

Selected by PhEST’s team the work is granted a solo show during the upcoming edition of the festival to be held in Monopoli, Italy in September 2023.


Solo Exhibition at Getxophoto

Prize Recipient
Protege Noctem – If Darkness Disappeared by Mattia Balsamini

Selected by Maria Ptqk, Artistic Director of Getxophoto, the work is granted a exhibition during the new edition of the festival which will be held in Getxo, Basque Country, Spain in June 2023.


Residency Bursary at Landskrona Foto

Prize Recipient
Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction by Masha Wysocka

Selected by Jenny Nordquist, Landskrona Foto's Director, the work is granted a 6-week residency bursary happening in Autumn 2023 in Landskrona.


A Solo Exhibition at Fonderia 20.9

Prize Recipient
H Is For HEMP by Maren Krings

Selected by Fonderia 20.9's Curators Chiara Bandino and Francesco Biasi the work is granted an exhibition in their gallery in Verona, Italy, in 2023.


Main Prize Shortlist


PhMuseum 2023 Photography Grant

General Info

The PhMuseum Photography Grant is an annual initiative that recognises the importance of photography and visual storytelling.

Over the years it has grown into a leading photography prize, with previous editions having awarded work by photographers like Max Pinckers, Poulomi Basu, Jacob Aue Sobol, Diana Markosian, and Tomas van Houtryve, among many others. Now in its 11th edition, the initiative is designed to support the production and promotion of visual projects through cash prizes, exhibitions at international festivals, a residency program, educational activities and exposure on online media.

The theme is open. All approaches are welcome, from traditional documentary photography to experimental ways of telling a story or sharing a concept. Applicants retain full image copyrights. You can see all the prizes and learn how to apply below, while you can check FAQs here. Thanks for considering this opportunity and best of luck with your applications!


Independent jury

  • Federica Chiocchetti

    Federica Chiocchetti

    MBAL Director

  • Jason Fulford

    Jason Fulford

    Photographer and Publisher

  • Max Siedentopf

    Max Siedentopf


  • Vasantha Yogananthan

    Photographer and Co-Founder of Chose Commune

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